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Synonyms of distrustful

Adjective


1. distrustful (vs. trustful), cynical, misanthropic, misanthropical, doubting, questioning, skeptical, sceptical, jealous, green-eyed, overjealous, leery, mistrustful, suspicious, untrusting, wary, misogynic, oversuspicious, incredulous

usage: having or showing distrust; "a man of distrustful nature"; "my experience...in other fields of law has made me distrustful of rules of thumb generally"- B.N.Cardozo; "vigilant and distrustful superintendence"- Thomas Jefferson

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